Monthly Archives: June, 2010

One of OHNY’s interns, Kathleen, spent the winter in Shanghai, the host city of the 2010 World Expo. This is the first time the World Expo (previously called World’s Fairs) will be held in a ‘developing’ country. The theme of the Expo is ‘“Better City, Better Life”: Representing the common wish of the whole humankind for […]

This week’s Field Trip Friday is brought to you by Kathleen, an intern at OHNY, who recently explored the Eastern Market in Washington, DC. The market re-opened on June 26, 2009 after an electrical fire destroyed much of the inside in 2007. First established by President Thomas Jefferson in 1805, as a part of L’Enfant’s […]

OHNY’s program coordinator, Hae-In, recently took a boat tour run by the Working Harbor Committee. Departing from Pier 16 at South Street Seaport aboard the Zephyr, the tour takes you from the Brooklyn waterfront to Port Elizabeth, New Jersey. On the way the boat passes by Staten Island and the tugboat companies, oil docks, and […]

Given its proximity to our office, OHNY recently stopped by the Ace Hotel New York, the 12-story hotel in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood, near Madison Square Park. With 260 rooms, the Ace Hotel New York has a unique, hip(ster) feel, which is in line with their other hotels in Palm Springs, Seattle and Portland. Formerly the […]

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